Ecuador History

Ecuador Environment and History

TERRITORY: ENVIRONMENT The climatic characteristics determine relevant varieties of vegetal landscapes. The lush forest rainforest, rich in essences from cabinet making, medicinal plants, rubber trees, etc., Covering the whole of the ‘ East; dense forest mantles are also present in the wetter northern regions of the coast and on the Andean slopes up to 2000 […]

Mexico Economic Overview

Mexico Economic Overview

The major warning signs were a very high rate of inflation and a high level of unemployment and underemployment, accompanied by a growing imbalance in the trade and payments balance; paradoxically, this negative economic trend was accentuated precisely in the years in which the discovery of colossal oil fields, especially those located in the starting […]

Uruguay Economy

Uruguay Economy

ECONOMY: AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY, LIVESTOCK AND FISHING The primary sector participates for 10.1% in the formation of the GDP and employs 10.7% of the workforce (2007). Agriculture, once absolutely neglected, has been assuming increasing importance; the soil, almost everywhere very fertile, is however mainly used for breeding. In addition to supplying the domestic market, agriculture also […]